DOCTOR OF PHYSICAL THERAPY

Overview

Physiotherapy is a healthcare profession aimed at changing and improving the mobility, physical independence and quality of life. It focuses on treating a variety of conditions including but not limited to Musculoskeletal, Neurological, CardioRespiratory, Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Women Health and Sports Injuries. Physiotherapists work with patients varying in age, athletic ability and activity level, and are responsible for treating a wide spectrum of health conditions – both acute & chronic. Physiotherapy diagnosis is based on principles of clinical decision making through examination, evaluation, prognosis, interventions and Outcome evaluation. They are an important part of healthcare team, who work directly with the patients ensuring their recovery after surgery, injury, fracture or other acquired disability. Patients suffering from chronic conditions such as Diabetes, Heart Disease, Arthritis, Joint Pain, Cancer and Neurological disorder like Parkinsonism and Stroke also require consult from a trained Physiotherapist. People who want to adopt Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation as a career are required to go through a 5 year Doctor of Physiotherapy [DPT] program. Doctor of Physiotherapy is a highly respected and sought-after professional degree in the world. With the world-wide population increasing steadily, DPT is one of those qualifications that will remain in high demand for years to come.

Career Opportunities

  • Teaching at Colleges/Universities
  • Public Sector (Physiotherapist 17 scale jobs)
  • Private Hospitals, Private cliinics
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation centers
  • NGOs, Aid Agencies & organizations
  • Sports clubs & Teams
  • Researchers, Medical Technology companies
  • International job placements¬†

Scheme Of Studies

Year-1

Sr.No. Course Title Total Marks

1

Anatomy-I

200

2

Physiology-I

200

3

Biochemistry-I

200

4

Kinesiology

200

5

English

100

6

Introduction to Computer

100

Total

1000

Year-2

Sr.No. Course Title Total Marks

1

Anatomy-II

200

2

Physiology-II

200

3

Biochemistry-II

200

4

Biomechanics & Ergonomics

200

5

Islamic Studies

200

6

Pakistan Studies

200

Total

1000

Year-3

Sr.No. Course Title Total Marks

1

Pharmacology

200

2

General Pathology & Microbiology

200

3

Physical Agents & Electrotherapy Including Medical Physics

200

4

Therapeutic Exercises and Techniques & Manual Therapy

200

Total

800

Year-4

Sr.No. Course Title Total Marks

1

Community Health, Research Methodology,

Social And Behavioral Sciences

100

2

Special Pathology

200

3

Physical Therapy in Medicine

200

4

Physical Therapy in Surgery Including 

Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging

200

5

Clinical Decision Making & Differential Diagnosis

100

6

Physical therapy Treatment & Techniques-I

200

Total

1000

Year-5

Sr.No. Course Title Total Marks

1

Evidence Based Physical Therapy & Professinal Practice

100

2

Emergency Procedures & Primary Care in Physical Therapy

200

3

Physical therapy Treatment & Techniques-II

200

4

Prosthetics, Orthotics, Human Development

& Community Based Rehabilitation

200

5

Exercise Physiology & Health and Wellness

200

Total

800

Report Writing (In Final Year)

Qualifying Mandatory